April 8, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM (CST)
You are invited to visit the exhibition Art Nouveau Innovation and have the opportunity to speak to Museum of Danish America Executive Director Tova Brandt and Associate Curator of Exhibitions Diya Nagaraj as well as collector Dr. Todd Reiser and University Museums’ Associate Curator Adrienne Gennett. With limited audience during this timed entry event, there will be ample opportunity to engage directly with these four experts in the field and experience the beautiful porcelain in the exhibition.
The first two timed entries are reserved for members of the Museum of Danish America (Elk Horn, IA) and University Museums (4:30 and 5 p.m.) and the final two entries are open to the general public (5:30 and 6 p.m.). Pre-registration is required to reserve a space.
LEFT: Vase with “Persian-like” Motif, 1886-1888. Royal Copenhagen (Danish, founded 1775). Artist: Jenny Kondrup. On loan from Dr. Todd Reiser.
MIDDLE: Crocus Plate, 1883. Royal Copenhagen (Danish, founded 1775). Artist: Svend Hammershøi. On loan from Dr. Todd Reiser.
RIGHT: Bat Wall Pocket, 1904-1911. Royal Copenhagen (Danish, founded 1775). Designed by Christian Thomsen in 1900, Painter Number 100: H. Hansen. On loan from Dr. Todd Reiser.
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This program has limited seating. Attendees must pre-register via the online calendar system. Registration spots are first come, first served; however there will be a waiting list in case there is a cancellation.
Masks are required for all program attendees per Iowa State University policy. Seating will be placed 6 feet apart and we kindly ask that all attendees respect physical distancing. Chairs will be cleaned both before and after the program. Hand sanitizers will be available at the entrance to each museum.University Museums cannot guarantee an environment free of the risk of transmission of COVID-19. Visiting University Museums includes possible exposure to and serious illness from infectious diseases including but not limited to COVID-19. Attend/visit at your own risk. University Museums does recognize the possibility of a second outbreak and that things may change. The University Museums and ISU emergency teams will monitor this closely and facilities may have to close again. University Museums may make very quick decisions on shutdowns or cancellations due to capacity concerns, health precautions, staffing and occupancy-related considerations.
Art Nouveau Innovation: Danish Porcelain from an American Collector is organized by the Museum of Danish America, Elk Horn, Iowa from the collection of Dr. Todd Reiser. The traveling exhibition is made possible by the generous support of the Albert Victor Ravenholt Fund, Seattle, Washington and The Danish Home, Croton-on-Hudson, New York. The exhibition is presented at the Brunnier Art Museum, University Museums, Iowa State University through the generous support of James D. and Margery P. Iversen. Exhibition programs at University Museums are sponsored by the Kathy and John Howell Art Enrichment Program.